Tag: educational

The War At Troy by Lindsay Clarke [book review]

The War At Troy by Lindsay Clarke My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you have ever read Homer’s Iliad, this book will seem really familiar to you. If you haven’t, you’ll never know that this is basically a retelling of Homer’s great epic. The difference between Homer and Clarke, though, is that you’ll find …

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Evolution, Me, & Other Freaks of Nature by Robin Brande [book review]

Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature by Robin Brande My rating: 3 of 5 stars I gave this book 3 stars for I’m not really sure what I think of it. I’m an atheist, but my core family is very religious, so I come from a unique perspective. It is neither how to prove …

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Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love by Myron Uhlberg [book review]

Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love by Myron Uhlberg My rating: 4 of 5 stars Summary Hands of My Father was an interesting memoir about Uhlberg’s youth. He was a boy growing up after the depression, during times of war, and most uniquely, was born to …

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How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff {book review}

How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff My rating: 5 of 5 stars OK, first off, it isn’t normal that I give a math book 5 stars. I often find them dull, boring, and difficult to read. However, How to lie with statistics was as funny as it was informative. Duff does a good …

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